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Posts tagged with "african American community"

What has President Obama done for Blacks?

What has President Obama done for Blacks?

Sep. 20 |   Affordable Care Act, HBCU investment top some advocates’ lists By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Since Barack Obama took office four years ago as the first Black president in U.S. history, he has been criticized by many Blacks for...

Tone down the rhetoric on Black museum’s money problems

Tone down the rhetoric on Black museum’s money problems

Sep. 12 |   Who would ever say that the legendary and renowned Dorothy Bridges would be involved in harming her legacy and imprint on a community bank, Franklin National Bank, which has done so much for the African American community under her leadership? Thus...

Top health risks for the African American community

Top health risks for the African American community

Sep. 5 |   There are several common health issues that place the population at risk of increased injury and early death. We as a population always wonder how to protect ourselves from these common health issues. Good health references good quality of...

The commissioner of education  did the right thing

The commissioner of education did the right thing

Aug. 22 |     We and our beloved city are faced with a challenging question: Are we committed to the principles and values of decency, trust, honesty, integrity, and transparency of action, or do we, for the sake of a dollar and a color code, embrace...

Stenglein takes on task of making downtown safe for all

Stenglein takes on task of making downtown safe for all

Jun. 6 |     A May 30 Star Tribune article, “Stenglein builds on strengths,” announced Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Stenglein becoming CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council. (“…some 300 downtown businesses and large regional companies,”...

Tell us something we didn’t already know: The corruption of disadvantaged business enterprise  programs in Minneapolis

Tell us something we didn’t already know: The corruption of disadvantaged business enterprise programs in Minneapolis

Nov. 30 |     When the Monday, November 21, morning edition of the Star Tribune hit the streets, I was amused by the headline: “Preferred Public Works Contracts Get Scrutiny.” I’ve written 20 columns on this since 2005, identifying corruption...

Cherishing the memory of a mother lost to Alzheimer’s

Cherishing the memory of a mother lost to Alzheimer’s

Nov. 17 |     Clarissa Walker’s life a legacy her daughter shares with the community   By Neva Walker Contributing Writer I recall my mom once saying to me, “Baby the hardest thing is, I’m losing myself because without your memories...
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